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[audio]Der oylem redt - €”Yiddish in the Press - Yiddish Book Center
Is the recently reported "comeback" of Yiddish among college students a new phenomenon? Aaron Lansky talks about the growing interest among a younger generation eager to learn about Yiddish language and culture - the "flip side" of Jewish identity - and he discusses the role the Center has played, and will play, in providing education and resources for the next generation. Read some of the recent articles on Yiddish revival: Wall Street Journal/Associated Press Haaretz Jewish Daily Forward Epis...
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; technology; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio; Yiddish Press
Downloads: 162
[audio]Steiner Summer Program - Apply Now! - Yiddish Book Center
The Yiddish Book Center's Steiner Summer Program draws college students from around the world for a seven-week intensive Yiddish experience. Aaron Lansky introduces the 2012 faculty and shares the story of his daughterâs experience as a student in the program. Click here for information about the program (including tuition and housing), a full list of the Steiner Summer faculty, and the application for this year's program...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Education; Steiner Summer Program; Aaron Lansky
Downloads: 126
[audio]A photographer remembers Yiddish New York in the 1960s - Yiddish Book Center
Photographer Arnold Chekow visits with Aaron Lansky to share stories about the Yiddish cultural icons he photographed in New York in the 1960s. Episode 47 November 20, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish; photography; New York; Arnold Chekow; Aaron Lansky; exhibition
Downloads: 562
[audio]The Other 98%: Practical Plans for Yiddish Translation - Yiddish Book Center
"I think it's clear that the only way we're ever going to translate large numbers of titles is to deploy large numbers of translators. And the only way to do that is to train and mobilize a new generation." - Aaron Lansky, from his article "Road Map" in Pakn Treger No. 64 Following the Center's conference Translating Yiddish Literature: Mobilizing a New Generation, Aaron sits down to discuss Yiddish translation - the challenges, the possibilities, and the future...
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; Yiddish; Yiddish Translation; Translation; Yiddish Book Center
Downloads: 153
[audio]Yiddish in Israel? - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky speaks with Mendy Cahan, the head of Yung Yidish and a moving force behind the surprising resurgence of Yiddish in Israel. Episode 55 February 26, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Tune in! Aaron Lansky; Mendy Cahan; Yung Yidish; Yiddish; Israel
Downloads: 505
[audio]Selections from "Outwitting History" - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky reads selections from his book live at the National Yiddish Book Center.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Aaron Lansky; Nonfiction; Book Rescue; Yiddish
Downloads: 18
[audio]Jeremy Dauber on "The Worlds of Sholem Aleichem" - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Jeremy Dauber, author of the recently published "The Worlds of Sholem Aleichem." Dauber and Lansky discuss this most beloved of Yiddish writers, and we learn why it has taken almost one hundred years for a major biography of him to appear. Episode 074 December 20, 2013 Yiddish Book Center
Keywords: Sholem Aleichem; Yiddish writers; Jeremy Dauber; Aaron Lansky; Tune in!
Downloads: 630
[audio]Imagining a Universal Yiddish Library - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky discusses breakthroughs in the digitization of Yiddish books, including a newly-installed scanning station at the Yiddish Book Center. New technologies and potential collaborations with other institutions bode well for the future of Yiddish books and scholarship. Visit our Steven Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library for free access to more than 11,000 Yiddish titles. Episode 1 December 27, 2011 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; technology; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 190
[audio]The Mission to Construct a Replica of a Wooden Synagogue - Yiddish Book Center
Episode 017 - April 3, 2012 Rick Brown and his team at Handshouse Studio are constructing an 85 percent scale model of a wooden synagogue inside the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. Aaron Lansky visits with Rick to learn about the project and the history of these magnificent structures.
Keywords: Aaron Lansky, Handshouse Studio, Kickstarter, polish, Rick Brown, Synagogue, Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 140
[audio]Realizing Yiddish Translation in the 21st Century - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Sebastian Schulman, director of the Yiddish Book Center's Yiddish Translation Fellowship Program, to learn about the launch of the Center's Yiddish Translation Fellowship, development of the Center's Yiddish translation website, new translations, e-publishing of Yiddish translation, and so much more. Episode 61 April 30, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish translation; Yiddish Translation Fellowship Program; Yiddish translation website; Aaron Lansky; Sebastian Schulman
Downloads: 348
[audio]A growing archive of Yiddish oral histories - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Christa Whitney, the Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project director, to talk about her recent fieldwork in Poland and her new project to interview the children of Yiddish writers. Episode 65 June 11, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project; Yiddish writers; Yiddish Poland
Downloads: 372
[audio]A Trove of Yiddish Recordings - Yiddish Book Center
Jordan Kutzik, senior fellow at the Yiddish Book Center, is overseeing the restoration and remastering of some 1,000 hours of archival recordings of Yiddish writers. In an interview with Aaron Lansky, Kutzik shares stories about the amazing content he's finding on these historic tapes and the surprises he's encountering in the process. Episode 49 December 4, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Jordan Kutzik; Aaron Lansky; Montreal; Jewish Public Library; Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish recordings
Downloads: 639
[audio]Frishe nayes (Fresh News) from the Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center
During an engaging, reflective, and lively conversation with Aaron Lansky, we learn what's new at the Yiddish Book Center - educational programs, translation projects, and more. Episode 53 January 15, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; Yiddish Book Center; educational program; translation project; Tent; Great Jewish Books; Steiner Summer Program
Downloads: 367
[audio]What'€™s Tent? - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Tent's program director, Josh Lambert, to discuss the Yiddish Book Center's new program. Tent will offer immersive, intense, free, week-long workshops for Jewish twentysomethings. http://www.tentsite.org/ Episode 44 October 23, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; Josh Lambert; Tent; Yiddish Book Center; Twentysomething Jews; Comedy; Theater; Writing; Work
Downloads: 298
[audio]The story of a zamler (a volunteer book collector) - Yiddish Book Center
Robert 'Itzik' Goldenberg has been a zamler (a volunteer book collector) for the Yiddish Book Center for the past 20 years. In a conversation with Aaron Lansky, Goldenberg recounts the adventures and encounters with Yiddish he's experienced as a zamler. Episode 54 January 29, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; zamler; collecting Yiddish books; Aaron Lansky; Tune in!
Downloads: 407
[audio]Jordan Kutzik on Rediscovered Recordings of Yiddish Writers - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Yiddish Book Center fellow Jordan Kutzik to discuss the latest news on the trove of reel-to-reel recordings Jordan collected on a recent visit to the Jewish Public Library of Montreal. The recordings, which will be digitized and made accessible online, include readings and lectures by great Yiddish writers, modern Jewish authors, and other notables. For background on the Jewish community of Montreal, read Nancy Sherman's article in Pakn Treger...
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; technology; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio; Jewish Public Library of Montreal; Jordan Kutzik
Downloads: 144
[audio]Collecting Stories - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Christa Whitney, the Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project director, to talk about her experience with the project, collecting stories, and understanding the art of listening. Episode 8 February 14, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio; Oral History; Wexler Oral History Project; Christa Whitney
Downloads: 159
[audio]Introducing Josh Lambert - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron welcomes Josh Lambert, the Yiddish Book Center's new academic director, and engages him in a conversation about educational programs, modern Jewish literature, and more. Learn more about Josh Lambert here and read his analysis, in Tablet Magazine, of the state of modern Jewish literature here. Episode 5 January 19, 2012 Yiddish Book Center
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio; Education; Josh Lambert; Modern Jewish Literature
Downloads: 154
[audio]Yiddish Translation in the 21st Century - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Sebastian Schulman to learn what is new in the field of Yiddish translation - from the recent launch of the Center's groundbreaking translation website tatysh.org to the Center's Yiddish Translation Fellowship, new venues for publication, and more. Creating new opportunities to mentor and train Yiddish translators, employing new technologies to "crowd-source" Yiddish translation, and publication of new translations are a few examples of the Yiddish Book Center's plans to...
Keywords: Yiddish translation; tatysh.org; Yiddish Book Center; Aaron Lansky; Sebastian Schulman; Yiddish translation fellowship; Yiddish publication
Downloads: 304
[audio]Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary - Yiddish Book Center
The story behind the newly released Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary Professor Solon Beinfeld and Dr. Harry Bochner, editors of the new Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary, visit with Aaron Lansky and share the story behind their soon-to-be-released dictionary. Episode 46 November 13, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst Massachusetts
Keywords: Tune in! Solon Beinfeld; Harry Bochner; Yiddish Dictionary; Yiddish-English Dictionary; Aaron Lansky; new Yiddish dictionary
Downloads: 1,090
[audio]Delving into the life and work of Itzik Manger - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Professor Efrat Gal- Ed to discuss the work of researching and writing a biography on Yiddish writer Itzik Manger. Episode 57 March 12, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Itzik Manger; Professor Efrat Gal-Ed; Yiddish writers; Manger biography; Aaron Lansky; Tune in!
Downloads: 410
[audio]Yiddish Writer Chaim Grade: The Backstory - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky and Justin Cammy explore the who, the why, and the little-known of Chaim Grade the Litvak Yiddish writer par excellence. Professor Justin Cammy (Smith College), Professor David Fishman (Jewish Theological Seminary), and New York Times reporter Joseph Berger presented a three-day program, Sabbath Days and Extinguished Stars: The Life and Work of Chaim Grade, on April 20-22, 2012, at the Yiddish Book Center...
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; Chaim Grade; Holocaust Literature; Justin Cammy; lithuania; Vilna; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio; Yiddish literature
Downloads: 193
[audio]A 14-Year-Old Who Rescues Yiddish Books - Yiddish Book Center
Fourteen-year-old Emma Lezberg, the Yiddish Book Center's youngest zamler (volunteer book collector), talks about about why she started collecting Yiddish books, her plans to study Yiddish, and the one book she had to have for her personal library. Episode 31 June 26, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; Call of the Wild; Emma Lezberg; Emma Morgenstern; volunteer; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio; Yiddish books; zamler
Downloads: 179
[audio]The South African Jewish Experience - Yiddish Book Center
Episode 014 - March 20, 2012 South African native Claudia Braude visits with Aaron Lansky to discuss the rich - and largely untold - history of South African Jewish culture in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Keywords: Aaron Lansky, Claudia Braude, Jews in South Africa, South Africa, Yiddish Book Center Audio, Yiddish Language, Yiddish literature
Downloads: 216
[audio]1,000 Yiddish Schools - Yiddish Book Center
Jewish educator Fradle Pomerantz Freidenreich talks with Aaron Lansky about her work documenting every Yiddish school in North America. These schools, whose reach and influence were greater than Freidenreich imagined, are chronicled in her book, Passionate Pioneers: The Story of Yiddish Secular Education in North America, 1910-1960. Episode 23 May 22, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; Canada; Fradle Pomerantz Freidenreich; secular culture; Shules; united states; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio; Yiddish Education
Downloads: 192
[audio]All Things Yiddish - Yiddish Book Center
In a visit with Aaron Lansky we learn about new Yiddish-related technology, and get a recap of Yiddish Book Center events, from the Great Jewish Books summer program to Yidstock, an alumni reunion, and much more. Episode 38 August 14, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; All Things Yiddish; alumni reunion; Great Jewish Books; OCR; technology; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 280
[audio]All Things Yiddish - Yiddish Book Center
This week Aaron updates us on the latest news: scanning Yiddish literature, learning Yiddish, Fellowship applications and oral history internship opportunities, and a sneak preview of our soon-to-be opened Discovery Gallery. Episode 7 February 2, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; All Things Yiddish; alumni reunion; Great Jewish Books; OCR; technology; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 177
[audio]Allan Sherman: The Backstory - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Mark Cohen, author of the recently released Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman. We learn about Sherman - whose songs are legendary to a generation - and the representation of Jews in popular culture in the early 1960s. Cohen helps us understand who Sherman was and where he fits into the landscape of twentieth century Jewish comedians. Sherman influenced many great contemporary comics including Larry David, Jason Alexander, and Jerry Seinfeld...
Keywords: Allan Sherman; Mark Cohen; Jewish comedians; Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman; Aaron Lansky
Downloads: 848
[audio]By Design: A New Logo - Yiddish Book Center
Episode 016 - April 3, 2012 Aaron Lansky and designer Alex Isley (of Alexander Isley Inc.) share the story of how and why the Yiddish Book Center's new logo evolved to include a tsigele - a little goat.
Keywords: Aaron Lansky, Alexander Isley, design, goat, Lisa Newman, Petra Pinn, Rozhinkes mit mandlen, tsigele, Yiddish Book Center Audio, Yiddish folk song
Downloads: 52
[audio]Yiddish Culture Comes to Life in the Lee & Alfred Hutt Discovery Gallery - Yiddish Book Center
Episode 018 - April 11, 2012 Aaron Lansky visits with Hankus Netsky, curator of the Lee and Alfred Hutt Discovery Gallery, to learn about the people, stories, artifacts, and interviews that have shaped this new interactive exhibit. The Gallery will open on April 29th - the opening is one of the many scheduled events that will take place during the Center's 2012 Community Open House.
Keywords: Aaron Lansky, Discovery Gallery, Discovery Project, Ethnography, Hankus Netsky, Lee & Alfred Hutt Discovery Gallery, Morris Hollender, salvage ethnography, Wexler Oral History Project, Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 123
[audio]Out of Steel Comes "Yiddish" - Yiddish Book Center
Episode 021 - May 9, 2012 Two years and four thousand pounds of Cor-Ten steel in the making, Simon Koganâs sculpture "Yiddish" has been installed on the grounds at the Yiddish Book Center. Kogan and Lee Hutt, the head of the Center's sculpture committee, talk with Aaron Lansky about what the sculpture represents and the massive effort - artistic and physical - of creating it.
Keywords: Aaron Lansky, Avrom Sutzkever, Lead Plates of the Rom Press, Lee Hutt, sculpture, Simon Kogan, steel, Vilna, Yiddish, Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 127
[audio]Summer Reading - Yiddish Book Center
Philip Roth's short story "Defender of the Faith" - a work that poses some interesting questions about Jewish identity - is on the reading list for the Yiddish Book Center's Great Jewish Books summer program. Aaron Lansky and Josh Lambert engage in a lively discussion about how Roth's work relates to the themes that students will explore this summer. Do you know a rising senior or junior in high school who loves literature? Great Jewish Books is a free summer program at the Yiddish Book Center w...
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; Defender of the Faith; Great Jewish Books; high school; Josh Lambert; Modern Jewish Literature; Philip Roth; Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 217
[audio]Now in Yiddish -- "Der Hobit (The Hobbit)" - Yiddish Book Center
Barry Goldstein's Yiddish translation of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit has just been released. Aaron Lansky visits with Goldstein to learn how and why he took on the translation. You can purchase the book here: http://cart.booksite.com/4382/shop/der-hobit-the-hobbit/ Episode 51 December 18, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Hobbit; Hobit; Yiddish Hobbit; Barry Goldstein; Yiddish translation; The Hobbit in Yiddish; Der Hobit; Aaron Lansky; Tune in!; Yiddish Book Center podcast
Downloads: 1,556
[audio]Chana Mlotek: The Sherlock Holmes of Yiddish Songs - Yiddish Book Center
Episode 026 - June 7, 2012 Aaron Lansky visits with Chana Mlotek. The ninety-year-old Mlotek works three days a week as the music archivist at YIVO, where she began working as Max Weinreich's assistant in 1944. She shares stories, reflects on Yiddish music and musicians, and ends the visit with a verse of her favorite song. The National Folksbiene Theater's gala, honoring Chana Mlotek, Neil Sedaka, and Jay Wisnicki, will take place on Tuesday, June 12, 7:30PM, at Town Hall (123 W...
Keywords: Aaron Lansky, Chana Mlotek, Folksbiene, Max Weinreich, Music, New York, Unter dayne vayse shtern, Yiddish, Yiddish Book Center Audio, Yiddish Book Center Radio, YIVO, Zalmen Mlotek
Downloads: 253
[audio]All Things Yiddish - Yiddish Book Center
Episode 022 - May 16, 2012 When asked what's new at the Yiddish Book Center, Aaron Lansky had plenty to report: the opening of a new interactive exhibit, a recap of the recent Chaim Grade weekend program, new initiatives to jumpstart Yiddish translation, arriving students, and, believe it or not, there's more.
Keywords: Aaron Lansky, All Things Yiddish, Chaim Grade, Discovery Gallery, Emma Morgenstern, Steiner Summer Yiddish Program, Translation, Yiddish, Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 148
[audio]"A Stone in My Shoe: In Search of a Neighbourhood" - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with George Ellenbogen, author of the recently published memoir "A Stone in My Shoe: In Search of a Neighbourhood." Ellenbogen, who grew up in the Jewish district of Montreal, writes about the concept of neighbourhood and community and provides us with a window into the immigrant neighbourhood of his youth. Episode 077 February 2014 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: A Stone in My Shoe: In Search of a Neighbourhood; Jewish Montreal; Immigrant neighbourhoods; George Ellenbogen; Aaron Lansky; Tune in! Yiddish Book Center
Downloads: 261
[audio]Global Jewish Comedy with Noah Gardenswartz - Yiddish Book Center
Noah Gardenswartz is a stand-up comedian performing three shows of “global Jewish comedy” on the East Coast next week. Listen in as he talks about the common humor Jewish communities share and how he’s trying to break out of the Jewish comedy format. Episode 34 July 13, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish; Jewish; Comedy; Yiddish Book Center; Aaron Lansky; Emma Morgenstern; Noah Gardenswartz; Jdc; From Moscow With Love; Boston; New York; Washington Dc; Russia; Jewish Comedy; Jewish Culture; Stand-Up; Noahgcomedy
Downloads: 255
[audio]Staging Modern Adaptations of Yiddish Plays - Yiddish Book Center
Ellen Perecman, founder of the New Worlds Theatre Project, discusses the process of choosing, translating, and producing Yiddish plays for an English-speaking audience. Perecman and her company will be in residence at the Yiddish Book Center this week as they begin working on Dovid Pinski’s Professor Brenner. Episode 37 August 7, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish; Aaron Lansky; New Worlds Theatre Project; Ellen Perecman; Yiddish Theater; Theater; Translation; Dovid Pinski; Professor Brenner; New York; Adaptation; Amherst MA; Amherst; Jewish; Jewish Culture; Yiddish Culture; Emma Morgenstern; Hebrew
Downloads: 225
[audio]The Fugs' Yiddish Inspiration - Yiddish Book Center
Episode 027 - June 12, 2012 The Fugs, a 1960s garage band, made frequent use of bongos, curse words, and protest poetry. They also used Yiddish songs and other Jewish source material. Music critic Seth Rogovoy, in conversation with Emma Morgenstern, plays clips from The Fugsâ First Album and ponders what makes their music Jewish.
Keywords: 1960s, Aaron Lansky, Beat poets, Bulbes, Ed Sanders, Emma Morgenstern, folk music, garage rock, Jewish music, Music, Pakn Treger, Seth Rogovoy, The Fugs, Tuli Kupferberg, Yiddish Book Center Audio, Yiddish folk song
Downloads: 226
[audio]Students Reflect on Yiddish and Jewish Identity - Yiddish Book Center
Steiner Summer Yiddish Program students Dory Fox and Jamie Nadel reflect on how the program provided them with a new understanding of Jewish culture. Episode 36 August 1, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: National Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish Steiner Summer Yiddish Program; Steiner Summer Program; Yiddish; Language Education; College Students; Yiddish Classes; Amherst MA; Amherst; Emma Morgenstern; Dory Fox; Jamie Nadel; Aaron Lansky
Downloads: 261
[audio]Lost Embrace - Yiddish Book Center
Los Angeles Times and NPR film critic Kenneth Turan talks with us about Lost Embrace (Argentina's 2004 Academy Award entry/Best Foreign Film), the eccentric and sweet story of a young man working at a mall in the Jewish neighborhood of Buenos Aires. Episode 35 July 25, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Aaron Lansky; Jewish; Jewish Culture; Yiddish Culture; Amherst MA; Amherst; Emma Morgenstern; Kenneth Turan; NPR; LA Times Film; Argentina; Buenos Aires; Once; Spanish; Lost Embrace; El Abrazo Partido; Daniel Burman; Daniel Hendler; Amol Iz Geven A Yid; Hebrew; Israel; Poland; Ybc; Nybc
Downloads: 175
[audio]Peter Manseau on Yiddish and Writing - Yiddish Book Center
Peter Manseau won the National Jewish Book Award for Songs for the Butcher’s Daughter, a semi-autobiographical and semi-historical novel about Yiddish literature and preservation. In this conversation with Josh Lambert, Manseau reflects on his time as an intern at the Yiddish Book Center and the obsession with Yiddish he can't seem to shake. Episode 33 July 10, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Ybc; Nybc; Aaron Lansky; Yiddish; Jewish; Jewish Culture; Josh Lambert; Peter Manseau; Yiddish Book Center Audio; Amherst; Amherst Ma; Literature; Jewish Literature; Songs For The Butcher's Daughter; National Jewish Book Award Author; Steiner Summer Program; Academics; Religion; Internship
Downloads: 186
[movies]Nancy Sherman 13October2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Rachel)
Nancy Sherman was interviewed on October 13, 2010 at the Yiddish Book Center. Nancy Sherman’s interview begins with a brief overview of her family’s history. As Nancy shares details of her maternal family’s arrival in the United States, she describes the success story of her great-grandmother who began as a worker in a sweatshop and eventually became an interior designer. Nancy then describes her life at the border of Queens and Long Island in New York...
Keywords: Family history and stories re. ancestors; Food and culinary traditions; Childhood; Yiddish language (feelings of/about; meaning; descriptions of); Yiddish learning; Literature; Post-vernacular uses of Yiddish; Immigration; Migration; and place; Career and Professional Life; Religion and ritual; Jewish holidays; Family traditions; Eastern Europe; United States; Yiddish Book Center; Roots/heritage; Assimilation; Travel; Kiev; Amherst; Brother's ashkenazi; Anna Margolin; Kadia Molodovsky; Leonard Bernstein; Aaron Lansky; Itzik Manger; Sholem Aleichem; Hadassah; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project
Downloads: 42
[movies]Fira Bramson 2August2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily B.)
Fira Bramson, former bibliographer of the Judaica collection of the Lithuanian National Archives, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 2, 2012 in Vilnius, Lithuania. This interview is conducted entirely in Yiddish. Fira spent her childhood and young adulthood in Kaunas, Lithuania. Both Yiddish and Russian were spoken in her home. When the Nazis invaded Lithuania, Fira and a group of her school friends fled across the border to the Soviet Union...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Advice; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Coming back to Yiddish; Press; Radio; Literature; Career and Professional Life; Jewish holidays; Eastern Europe; Soviet Union; Politics and political movements; Yiddish Book Center; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Anti-Semitism; Jewish community; Urban; Travel; Vilna; Vilnius; Vilne; Lithuania; Russia; USSR; Aaron Lansky; Max Weinreich; Lithuanian National Library; YIVO; Bibliography; Bibliographer; Archivist; Archive; Library
Downloads: 16
[movies]Wyman Brent 01Aug2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Wyman Brent was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 1, 2012 in Vilnius, Lithuania. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Wyman Brent Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Vilnius, Lithuania, August 1, 2012. Video recording, http://archive.org/details/WymanBrendt01aug2012YiddishBookCenter ( [date accessed] )
Keywords: Advice; Childhood; Literature; Holocaust; Education; Eastern Europe; Soviet Union; United States; Transmission; Jewish community; Travel; World War Two; Anti-Semitism; Love/Relationships; Yiddish Book Center; Books; Film; San Diego; Virginia; Vilnius; Vilne; Vilna; Lithuania; Germany; Anti-racism; History; Wyman Brendt; 1990s; Al Jolson; Aaron Lansky; Vilnius Jewish Public Library; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 44
[movies]Eva Raby 10July2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily F.)
Eva Raby, former director of the Montreal Jewish Public Library, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on July 10, 2012, in Montreal, Canada. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Eva Raby Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Montreal, Canada, July 10, 2012...
Keywords: Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Coming back to Yiddish; Immigration; Migration; Other languages; Theater; Literature; Career and Professional Life; Education; Religion and ritual; Hebrew; Canada; Yiddish personalities; Politics and political movements; Yiddish Book Center; Urban; Yiddish scene; Yiddish speaker; song; singing; Jewish education; Eastern Europe; Eva Raby; Russian; Montreal; Vilna; Vilne; Vilnius; Bialystock; Rachel Korn; Avrom Reisen; Avrom Sutskever; Montreal Jewish Public Library; Yidishe folks shuln; Jewish People's Schools; Labor Zionism; YIVO; Isaac Bashevis Singer; Katshorginsky; Lenin; Trotsky; Publishing; Ruth Wisse; Aaron Lansky; Yiddish Talking Books; Kinder Klangen; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 12
[movies]Mark Gerstein 05Jul2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Mark Gerstein was interviewed by Christa Whitney on July 5, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Mark Gerstein Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, July 5, 2012...
Keywords: Advice; Favorite Yiddish word; Yiddish words; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Coming back to Yiddish; Film; Literature; Ethnography; Career and Professional Life; Scholarship; Academia; Holocaust; Education; Eastern Europe; United States; Politics and political movements; Yiddish Book Center; Youth group; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Anti-Semitism; Jewish community; Urban; Assimilation; Travel; Mark Gerstein; Philadelphia; Amherst MA; Zamosc; Poland; Aaron Lansky; Students for a Democratic Society; 1950s; 1960s; 1970s; 1980s; 2000s; Anti-Vietnam War Protests; Civil Rights; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 173
[movies]Rose Bergman 10Aug2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Lily)
Rose Bergman was interviewed by Mark Gerstein on August 10, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center. Rose, a former teacher, recounts growing up in Poland after the Holocaust, her years in Israel, and finally her immigration to and life in the United States. Rose describes how both her parents fled the Nazi advance into Poland by escaping into the Soviet Union, where they struggled to survive. She recounts how after the war her parents returned to Poland, taking up residency in Lodz - where Rose was bor...
Keywords: Advice; Favorite Yiddish word; Yiddish words; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Immigration; Migration; Holocaust; Israel; Eastern Europe; Soviet Union; Yiddish Book Center; Roots/heritage; Anti-Semitism; World War Two; Urban; Theater; Radio; Other languages; Hebrew; Career and Professional Life; Education; Rose Bergman; 1940s; Poland; Ringelblum Archives; Lodz; Yad Vashem; New York City; NYC; Ellis Island; Dallas TX; John F. Kennedy; Six Day War; Bronx; Hunter College; Columbia University; Aaron Lansky; Outwitting History; YIVO; Curses; Never Forget To Lie; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
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[movies]Paul Buhle 22March2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Lily)
Paul Buhle was interviewed by Christa Whitney on March 22, 2012 in Madison, Wisconsin. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Paul Buhle Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Madison, WI, March 22, 2012. Video recording, http://archive.org/details/PaulBuhle22march2012YiddishBookCenter ( [date accessed] )
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Advice; Childhood; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Visual Arts; Theater; Music; Klezmer; Literature; Poetry; Ethnography; Career and Professional Life; Scholarship; Academia; Education; Israel; Zionism; United States; Politics and political movements; Yiddish Book Center; Transmission; Jewish community; Urban; Assimilation; Travel; Paul Buhle; Comics; Oral History; Aaron Lansky; Champaign Urbana IL; Illinois; Wisconsin; Madison; New York City; NYC; Bronx; Miami Beach; Boston; Somerville MA; Providence RI; Brown University; Students for a Democratic Society; Oral History of the American Left (NYU); 1960s; 1970s; Labor Movements; Civil Rights; Communism; Socialism; Marxism; Republican Party; Atheism; Continuity; Maurice Kish; Baruch Rivkin; Harvey Pekar
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[movies]Arnold Friedmann 08Nov2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Arnold Friedmann, Emeritus Professor of interior design at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, was born in Nuremberg, Germany in 1925 into a bourgeois German-Jewish family. Arnold's parents both came from solidly middle-class backgrounds, although he claims that his mother was "more" middle-class. Arnold attended the reform Gymnasium (high school) in Nuremberg, where he was the first in his class...
Keywords: Advice; Favorite Yiddish word; Yiddish words; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Yiddish revival and activism; Immigration; Migration; Other languages; Visual Arts; Literature; Books; Career and Professional Life; World War Two; Holocaust; Education; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; Israel; Zionism; Western Europe; United States; Politics and political movements; Youth group; Food and culinary traditions; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Anti-Semitism; Jewish community; Urban; Assimilation; Travel; Yiddish Book Center; Arnold Friedmann; Nuremberg; Jerusalem; Tel Aviv; Palestine; Egypt; Fuerth; New York City; Amherst MA; Freiburg; Finland; Henry Kissinger; Sholem Aleichem; I.B. Singer; I.L. Peretz; Mendele Moykher Sforim; Aaron Lansky; Royal Army Ordinance Corps; University of Massachusetts; Pratt Institute; Adolph Hitler; 1930s; 1940s; Liberal; Reform; 2000s; Habonim; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center
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